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    Baby Twin
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    ''new owner''

    hello, i just bought a 2004 rsv1000r, filled it up with gas went for a ride, and the cap leaked gas all over me. any reasons why this happened. could i have over filled it? thanks

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    Super Moderator Tash's Avatar
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    Welcome to the forum mate.

    Check the breather pipes on the bottom of the tank, if these are blocked the petrol will come through the cap.

    Mark

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    Evil Twin BB1000's Avatar
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    welcome to endless fixing lol

    rubber disc wears or flattens in the cap ... find a thicker petrol resistant rubber or a thin spacer and its fixed

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